Iran Still Flies America’s Feared Cold War F-14 Interceptor. Here’s Why.
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David Axe

F-14 Tomcat, Middle East

The Tomcat is more and more important to the Persian state’s defense.

Here's What You Need to Know: Five decades in, Iran’s F-14s are only getting better and better

On April 9, 1972, Iraq and the Soviet Union signed an historic agreement. The USSR committed to arming the Arab republic with the latest weaponry. In return for sending Baghdad guns, tanks and jet fighters, Moscow got just one thing — influence

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